February 2016

MicroEssentials® SZ® vs. MAP Blend


Evaluate the yield response of spring wheat to MicroEssentials® SZ® (12-40-0-10S-1Zn) compared to MAP (11-52-0) + AS (21-0-0- 24S) and MAP.


  • Spring wheat is typically grown in the northern Great Plains and Western Prairie Provinces of Canada.

  • MAP is a common phosphorus (P) fertilizer applied to spring wheat.

  • MicroEssentials® SZ® is a premium fertilizer that provides uniform nutrient distribution of nitrogen (N), P, sulfur (S) and zinc (Zn), including a season-long supply of sulfur.


Crop: Spring Wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Years: 2004-2013

Locations: 44 trials across the U.S. and Canada
United States: ND and SD
Canada: AB, MB and SK


Data Source: Field studies conducted by university and/or third-party, independent researchers.

Cropping Conditions:

P Rate: 33-45 lbs P₂O₅/ac
– Balanced across all treatments


Spring Wheat Yield Response


  • MicroEssentials® SZ® outperformed MAP + AS by 1.2 bu/ac (2.3%) and MAP by 1.7 bu/ac (3.2%), on average, across all locations.

  • Access additional yield data, and calculate your ROI potential at MicroEssentials - Performance.

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Individual results may vary, and performance may vary from location to location and from year to year. This result may not be an indicator of results you may obtain as local growing, soil and weather conditions may vary. Growers should evaluate data from multiple locations and years whenever possible.